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'Khan visited Timbuktu for uranium'

The London accountant who accompanied Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan to Timbuktu on three occasions in 1998, 1999 and 2000 says the 'father' of the Pakistani bomb witnessed the digging of a well, toured an......

Pride, prejudice and irony at DMK state conference

A Ganesh Nadar marvels at the grandiose state conference of the DMK, held in Tiruchirappalli over the weekend If someone from, say, Timbuktu visited Tiruchirappalli now, they’d be forgiven......

Stunning PHOTOS from across the globe

Here’s a collection of some of the best photos shot by Reuters lensmen in the last few days A woman carrying her baby and wrapped with a shawl walks through a sandstorm in Timbuktu. Click......

MUST READ: Delhi on world's most hated cities list

A recent survey conducted by CNNGo lists the ten most hated cities in the world.Shabby buildings, overpopulated streets, relentless touts and obnoxious waiters make some of these cities annoying to......

The event that inspired Al Qaeda

Nothing -- not even the rise of Osama bin Laden -- shook the foundations of Saudi Arabia as the siege of Mecca 28 years ago. On November 20, 1979, scores of armed militants -- some say, numbering......

'India has the innate ability to glocalize'

In the controversy over outsourcing, the movement of jobs to India found an unlikely ally-- Thomas L Friedman, the legendary foreign affairs columnistof The New York Times. A three-time Pulitzer......

Timbuktu, Titli and everything inbetween

All the action on Day 2 at the Cannes Film Festival. Timbuktu denotes remoteness, even myth, in English. It is actually a town in Mali. It is also a riveting film in the high-fenced competition......

302 films in 365 days!

Aseem Chhabra tell us how he watched 302 films in 365 days on airplanes, on Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google, Hulu, DVDs and even on YouTube. As a journalist I often write about films. I see many,......

Best scenes of 2016

J Jagannath picks the showbiz moments from last year. 'Stop it with your "Best of 2016" lists. There is no "best" anything about this year.' So tweeted someone and yes, the year we left behind has......

Bridge Of Spies, Carol dominate BAFTA 2016 nominations

The nominations for the 69th British Academy Film Awards -- or the BAFTAs -- have been announced, and it seems to be a Tom Hanks and Cate Blanchett show all the way! Their films -- Bridge Of......

The 330 films I saw in 2015

'In 2015 I watched films in so many places. I attended several film festivals around the world -- Berlin, Tribeca (New York), Telluride, Toronto, Zurich, Mumbai, Dharamsala and Goa,' says Aseem......
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Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu

Malian and French troops have arrested a close associate of a preacher whose jihadist group has claimed dozens of attacks against Western and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-mali-confirms-arrest-of-key-jihadist-near-timbuktu-2511404
Swedish govt

Gustafsson, 42, was abducted in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011 together with South African national Stephen McGowan and Dutchman Sjaak... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-swede-held-by-al-qaeda-in-mali-since-2011-freed-swedish-govt-2484400
Five Mali soldiers killed in attack on military camp

Five soldiers were killed today in northern Mali, where a surge in violence has prompted calls for the UN to create a new anti-jihadist force for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/five-mali-soldiers-killed-in-attack-on-military-camp-117061700719_1.html
French soldier seriously wounded after Mali mortar attack - army statement

In a statement, the army said the attack took place Thursday morning targeting the MINUSMA peacekeeping force in Timbuktu near a French unit... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-french-soldier-seriously-wounded-after-mali-mortar-attack-army-statement-2458536
An audacious African adventure

Title: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu; Author: Joshua Hammer; Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Pages: 280; Price: Rs 399After nature, what some... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a745522.html

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